E3M3 (Inferno)

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This level occupies the map slot E3M3. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M3.
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E3M3 is the third map of Inferno. It was designed by Christopher Lutz.


Map of E3M3
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector, thing, and linedef numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. After the curvy bridge, in the next room, open the northwest wall to find energy cells. The room past it has another energy cell, ammo clips, and stimpacks. (sector 26)
  2. At the top of the curved staircase at the southeast end, head west and jump northwest, into the column, to find a switch. Using it opens a wall below you. Go through the path behind it, taking a lift to a medikit and a chainsaw. (sector 48)
  3. In the red key area, enter the damaging blood to the east and follow the path to a soul sphere. (sector 218)
  4. Head west from the blood room with the demon pentagram and then south. Open the wall with the skull to find a box of ammo and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 233)
  5. At the curved staircase at the southeast end, go to the southwest wall and open it. Follow the path to two lifts. The south lift leads to shotgun shells and a backpack. The north lift leads to shotgun shells and another lift that leads to a soul sphere. (sector 346)
  6. At the east side, on the curved steps that lead to a yellow door, open the north wall in the middle of the steps to find shotgun shells and stimpacks with a cage containing imps. (sector 357)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed 1:28.97 Boris Klimeš (dew) 2010-12-28 inflmps.zip
NM speed 1:49.06 Serge Marudov (Never_Again) 2010-12-26 inflmps.zip
UV max 6:56.63 Serge Marudov (Never_Again) 2011-01-15 inflmps.zip
NM 100S 2:55.49 Serge Marudov (Never_Again) 2010-12-26 inflmps.zip
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 1:43.71 Boris Klimeš (dew) 2010-12-29 inflmps.zip

The data was last verified in its entirety on February 22, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing south. (thing 228)
  2. facing south. (thing 229)
  3. facing south. (thing 230)
  4. facing south. (thing 231)


Map data[edit]

Things 449
Vertices 2621*
Linedefs 2589
Sidedefs 3692
Sectors 365
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2193.


This level contains the following numbers of things per skill level:

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